September 9, 2020
Covid-19 social distancing

COVID-19: Update 11 September 2020

COVID 19 update 11 September 2020 On 30th August 2020, Auckland moved back to Covid 19 Alert level “2.5” while the rest of New Zealand to […]
July 1, 2020
Onshore Work Visa Application

COVID-19: Update 4 – Level 1: June 2020 Onshore Immigration

For those in New Zealand: Have a plan Those with temporary visas due to expire between 2nd April and 9th July 2020 automatically had their visas extended until […]
July 1, 2020
Business Investments post covid-19

Business and investment opportunities still open: Update: June 2020

We are continuing to get queries from people offshore asking if the business and investor category is continuing on a business as usual basis. What are […]
July 1, 2020
Employer Supported Immigration

Employer supported applications: update June 2020

Proving the position still meets the labour market test The basic rule for many of our work visa categories is that no New Zealanders are available […]
July 1, 2020
Family Immigration to New Zealand

Family situations – Immigration Post COVID-19

How do I apply for a border exception? To apply for an exemption a basic email form is completed which if successful will lead to an […]
July 1, 2020
Business after COVID-19

Offshore work visa applicants Covid 19 Update June 2020

Other critical workers: Is there a ray of light in the tunnel? Recent media coverage has referred to exceptions for the critical production staff for the […]
June 24, 2020
Covid-19 NZ border

COVID-19: Update 4 – Level 1

New Zealand moved to Alert Level 1 on Tuesday 9 June 2020… 80 days after the government announced the alert system on 21 March 2020 New […]
May 27, 2020
Immigration and Employment law in New Zealand

Repeat Labour Market tests?

Immigration Instructions already provide that a skills match reports must be provided from MSD for ANZSCO skill level 4 and 5 positions.  The tests include that […]
May 27, 2020
Covid-19

Covid 19: Update 3

New Zealand moved to Alert Level 2 on Thursday 21st May 2020 Our border remains closed for non-residents and citizens with very few exceptions.  The border closure could […]